CCTV appeal after Welwyn Garden City woman punched by alcohol thief

PUBLISHED: 14:32 21 October 2018 | UPDATED: 14:32 21 October 2018

Do you recognise this person? Herts police would like to speak to him after a Welwyn Garden City Co-op employee was punched for a crate of lager. Picture: Herts police

Do you recognise this person? Herts police would like to speak to him after a Welwyn Garden City Co-op employee was punched for a crate of lager. Picture: Herts police

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Do you recognise this person?

Herts police have released this CCTV image after an assault and theft in Welwyn Garden City.

Between 8pm and 8.30pm on September 7, a criminal went into the Co-op in Hall Grove and attempted to steal a crate of lager.

When challenged by a female employee, the thug punched her in the ribs and then left with the alcohol.

Investigating PC Laura Frelford said: “Thankfully the victim was not injured following her ordeal but it has left her understandably shaken.

“I am keen to identify and speak to the person pictured as I believe they may have information that could prove useful in my enquiries.”

Anyone with information should contact laura.frelford@herts.pnn.police.uk or call 101, using reference 41/34724/18.

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